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Mark Coriaty, Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration named Best Cloud Provider in Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 09:11

Eze Castle Integration, a provider of strategic IT solutions and cloud services to the alternative investment industry, has been named Best Cloud Provider in the 2017 Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017. »

Robert Keller, Eze Software

Eze Software integrates OTAS Analytics to help traders with best execution

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 09:09

Eze Software Group has partnered with OTAS Technologies to integrate OTAS’ real-time data analytics and market intelligence into its execution workflows. »

Cloud jigsaw

Five reasons why it’s time to consider the cloud

Fri, 10/03/2017 - 08:39

Traditionally, hedge funds and private equity firms have allocated significant capital budgets to build out their own sophisticated Communication (Comm.) Rooms, which can take months to provision and bring online. With servers to buy and install, software to license and configure, and voice/networks to deploy – not to mention recruiting, hiring, and managing expensive and hard-to-find IT talent – it’s no wonder cloud solutions have emerged as the dominant choice for computing infrastructures at investment firms large and small. »

Nick Ellis, ALA

Advanced Logic Analytics launches ALA OneLogic

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 10:17

Advanced Logic Analytics (ALA), a provider of enterprise wide big data and finance analytics solutions for buy- and sell-side institutions and other financial firms, has launched its core big data analytics platform, ALA OneLogic. »

Dan Enstedt, Dalton Street

Dalton Street selects FlexTrade for global cross asset trading

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:41

Sydney-based Dalton Street Capital, in partnership with Prodigy Investment Partners, has deployed the FlexTrade Systems’ FlexTRADER EMS to facilitate global cross asset trading of futures, equities and FX. »

Shai Heffetz, InterTrader

InterTrader FX, CFD and spread betting liquidity available via Protrader

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:48

PFSOFT, a fintech developer of multi-asset brokerage and trading solutions, has integrated its Protrader multi-asset brokerage solution with InterTrader. »

Brian Collings, Torstone Technology

Torstone continues Japan expansion

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:45

Torstone Technology, a provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing, is expanding its services in Asia with senior appointments in Japan and the signing of a multi-year deal with Natixis Japan Securities to use Torstone’s collateral management module. »

Dan Magarino, DTCC

DTCC enhances DataPro data offerings

Tue, 07/03/2017 - 10:28

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) DataPro product suite, previously known as DTCC Data Products, is being enhanced to include additional data offerings covering major asset classes. »

Mark Coriaty, Eze Castle Integration

Cost, complexity & security drive hedge fund outsourcing

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 14:50

Outsourcing has not only become an accepted practice among hedge fund managers, it has become a necessity as funds large and small seek out ways to control their costs, manage their internal resources more effectively, and overcome the ever growing challenge of regulatory compliance.  »

Bruce Fador, Wall Street Horizon

Wall Street Horizon-powered Markit Hub Horizon goes live

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 13:35

IHS Markit’s new Hub Horizon corporate event data service, which is powered by Wall Street Horizon’s event data, has officially launched. »

Michael Bodson, DTCC

DTCC completes repo transactions using distributed ledger technology

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 09:08

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has completed a proof-of-concept to better manage the netting process for US Treasury and Agency repurchase agreement (repo) transactions leveraging distributed ledger technology (DLT). »

Nick Paraskeva, Reg-Room

Reg-Room launches Reg-Impact tool

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 10:28

Reg-Room has launched Reg-Impact, a technology solution designed to help banks, broker-dealers, advisers, insurers and hedge funds monitor rule and regulatory changes, allowing them to assess the impact on their organisations and create implementation plans and reports. »

Jason Rand, Mirabaud Securities

Mirabaud develops MiFID II-proof electronic trading and outsourced dealing

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 10:04

Mirabaud Securities has enhanced its execution offering by launching a new electronic trading platform designed to provide efficient solutions compatible with advent of the new requirements imposed by MiFID II. »

Joe Cappitelli, Dow Jones

Dow Jones launches multicast news feed via Equinix New York data centre

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 08:31

Dow Jones has launched a multicast news product, delivered in a faster, lighter format throughout the New York trading community in Equinix, a data centre and interconnection company for the global financial markets. »

Hakim Erhili, Orchestrade

Crédit Agricole CIB implements Orchestrade for trading and risk

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 13:13

Crédit Agricole CIB has partnered with Orchestrade Financial Systems, a capital markets technology platform for cross-asset trading and risk management, to overhaul its interest rate derivatives and FX Forwards trading operations. »

Sean Sullivan, LiquidityBook

Three West Coast hedge funds opt for LBX Buyside POEMS

Tue, 21/02/2017 - 12:57

LiquidityBook’s SaaS-based LBX Buyside POEMS (portfolio, order and execution management system) has been selected by three West Coast hedge funds – Pier 88 Investment Partners, Zeo Capital Advisors and Solstein Capital. »

Robin Mess, xyt

Big XYT and ACTIV Financial launch ACTIV X-ray Store

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:15

ACTIV Financial, a provider of real-time, multi-asset financial market data solutions and big xyt, a provider of cloud-based data and analytics solutions across large datasets, are to launch the ACTIV X-ray Store, allowing customers to access delayed tick data from global trading venues with a unique data quality including master data, trades, quotes and market depth.  »

Terry Roche, TABB Group

Capital Markets primed for next phase of market data services delivery with the cloud, says TABB Group study

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:13

Though the market data industry has operated fundamentally in the same manner for over a generation, the advent of cloud-based service delivery is bringing change for the options available to the capital markets community.  »

Michael Gottstein, Berdon Fund Services

Berdon Fund Services selects FundCount software

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 11:06

Berdon Fund Services, a New York-based fund administrator has incorporated FundCount’s accounting and investment software into its service offering.  »

Peter Gonitzer, Wien Energie

BTL Group to commence Interbit blockchain pilot with Wien Energie

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 10:50

BTL Group is working with a group of leading energy companies, including Wien Energie, Austria’s largest regional energy company, on a blockchain pilot using BTL’s Interbit platform.  »

Joern Tobias, State street

Blockchain to become mainstream in financial post trade market within a few years

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 14:34

Blockchain will become adopted in the financial post-trade area in three to five years, according to almost half (48 per cent) of the membership base of the Post-Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group.  »

Cameron Field, Charles River

Value Partners goes live on Charles River’s centralised post-trade solution

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 09:14

Hong Kong’s Value Partners Group is supporting business expansion beyond Asia by automating its front-and middle-office activities with the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS). »

Dave Welling, SS&C

SS&C advisers get access to HedgeCoVest’s SMArtX

Fri, 03/02/2017 - 08:47

HedgeCoVest is to provide The SMArt Xchange (SMArtX) exclusively to SS&C’s client base of advisers using Axys, APX, or Black Diamond. »

Pascal Xatart, Calypso

Calypso and Equinoxe to provide back and middle office operations support

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 10:05

Calypso Technology has signed a utility partnership agreement with Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services to establish a platform to provide full back and middle office support to hedge funds and family offices who trade a broad range of instrument types. »

Brian Collings, Torstone Technology

Torstone partners with Unavista to provide MiFIR reporting solution

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 10:50

Torstone Technology, a provider of securities and derivatives processing software to the global financial markets, is to connect to London Stock Exchange Group’s UnaVista Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM). »

Ittai Korin, PortfolioScience

PortfolioScience launches Factor Index Construction Toolset

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 09:34

PortfolioScience, a provider of on-demand risk management systems, has launched a Factor Index Construction Toolset via the company's RiskAPI Enterprise platform, which allows users to dynamically construct factor indices based on dozens of fundamental, technical and statistical metrics. »

Alexander Makeyenkov, DataArt

Valphi launches financial analysis tool built by DataArt

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 10:31

Valphi has teamed with DataArt to produce a financial analysis tool which is designed to improve decisions taken by financial institutions through the provision of in-depth investment information coupled with visualisations. »

Jonathan Bloch, Exchange Data International

EDI services available via The Beast Apps

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 13:20

Clients of Exchange Data International (EDI) will now have access to worldwide corporate actions, closing prices and reference data via The Beast Apps, in addition to the BondΣ service, which is already available. »

Kim Cramer Larsson, Saxo Bank

Saxo Bank makes technical analysis actionable with Autochartist integration

Mon, 23/01/2017 - 10:53

Saxo Bank is integrating Autochartist’s tools into SaxoTraderGO, enabling clients to trade based on automated technical analysis and live trade signals across asset classes. »

Bob Park, FINCAD

FINCAD enhances portfolio valuation and risk solution

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 13:16

FINCAD, a provider of valuation and risk analytics for multi-asset derivatives and fixed income portfolios, has enhanced its F3 solution with advanced scenario analysis capabilities and a more flexible reporting framework. »

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